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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
June 22, 2016


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Welcome New Member!
Located in Kenmore, we are dedicated to serving our clients and our community with home, auto, commercial and life insurance.
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

Our 12th Annual Chamber Open House & Birthday Bash was a Huge Success!  

Thank you to the 275+ people who attended, the volunteers, the exhibitors, and Cascadia College for helping make this annual event so successful! It was wonderful seeing so many in our community.

Special thanks to our Event Sponsor: Banner Bank

Chamber General Meeting Tomorrow
Thursday, June 23
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell
Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logo Join us for our monthly General Meeting! 
* Grow your connections
* Discover collaborative opportunities
* Increase your professional acumen
* Get updates from the Chamber
* Hear community news
* New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves

Topic: Safe Streets and Sidewalks
Bothell voters may be asked to consider a ballot measure in November to fund street maintenance and sidewalk improvements. Come learn more about how the City is responding to citizen and business needs.
Presented by: Bothell Assistant City Manager Peter Troedsson and
Public Works Director Erin Leonhart

Light refreshments will be served. Thank you to this month's Refreshment Sponsor:
Heather Erickson of Real Living NW.

Click here for full information
Vintage Bothell Wine, Beer & Spirits Walk! Get your tickets now!
Saturday, June 25
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Main Street Downtown Bothell
Tickets: $25 online in advance through Friday 6/24/16
            $30 at the door while supplies last

Get your tickets here for this fun event! Make an evening of it! Bring some friends and taste 20 of the area's premier wineries, breweries, & distilleries while shopping at 18 Bothell Main Street retailers including:
UWB Logo
Thank you to our sponsor:

July Luncheon Event
Wednesday, July 13
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Doors open at 11:00 AM for networking)
The Rosewood Room, 720 238th Street (Country Village Shops), Bothell
Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logo Join us for our July Luncheon! You will have the opportunity to network, enjoy a delicious lunch, and hear from an informational speaker.
$25.00 Member Rate / $20.00 Early Bird Member Special
$35.00 Guest Rate
Includes a delicious lunch from Alexa's Cafe & Catering and free parking

Member Benefits Reminder:
Get Quickly Connected With 100+
Members On The Chamber's Twitter List!
The Chamber keeps a Member Twitter List to help you:

* Connect with new members

* Strengthen relationships between events

* Support your fellow members

Over 100 of our members have Twitter accounts and the Chamber list is easy to use! Just follow these steps....

1. Login in to your Twitter account.
    (or create a new one - it's easy at

2. Access the Chamber Member List here:  
    or go to and click on "Lists"

3.  Follow all your fellow Chamber Members on the list! Then interact with their fun and fabulous tweets!

Questions or need help with the Chamber's Twitter List?  Contact Elizabeth at: 425-485-4353 or email 

Member Announcements
DBE Pub Night
Wednesday, June 22
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Three Lions Pub, 10111 Main Street, Bothell

Deby Rourke with John L. Scott invites you to DBE Pub Night benefiting charity.
For every pint of Newcastle Ale purchased a donation will be made to Daughters of the British Empire. Raffle too!
Contact Deby Rourke at (425) 802-2386 or email
Wayne Golf Course Visioning Meeting
Thursday, June 23
6:00 PM
Bothell City Hall,
18415 101st Ave NE, Bothell

Come share your ideas for the golf course land. The City of Bothell is working with partners Forterra, OneBothell, and King County to develop a vision for the Wayne Golf Course. The city needs community input to develop a vision for the land to apply for grants that might offset some of the purchase price.
PCC Bothell Block Party Contest
Sponsored by PCC Natural Markets
Show your neighborhood spirit!
Winner will be announced June 30, 2016

Celebrate your neighborhood with our Ultimate Block Party Experience!
Want to host the ultimate Fourth of July barbecue, but with much less effort than typically goes into feeding your friends, family and neighbors?
Don't worry, Bothell PCC has you covered. To celebrate the upcoming Bothell store opening, PCC's Ultimate Block Party Experience contest will provide one lucky winner with food and beverages for up to 25 people at their Fourth of July get-together!
Do you live in Bothell? Then you can enter the contest by sharing a photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram explaining how your neighborhood celebrates community. To qualify, participants must use the hashtag #PCCBlockParty on their entry.


Click here for full information 

Bothell July 4th Freedom Festival!
Hosted by City of Bothell
Monday, July 4
Downtown Bothell  
8:30 - 10:30 AM Pancake Breakfast
Downtown Firehouse
11:15 AM Children's Parade
Downtown Bothell - Parade Route
12:00 PM  Grand Parade
Downtown Bothell - Parade Route
Kenmore 4th of July Fireworks!
Hosted by City of Kenmore
Monday, July 4
8:00 - 11:00 PM
Log Boom Park (on Lake Washington),
17415 61st Ave. NE, Kenmore
Watch the night sky light up and have a fun-filled Fourth of July! The Kenmore Fireworks Show presented by Frank Lumber blasts off at 10 PM from the Log Boom Park pier.
Prior to the fireworks show, join in the festivities with fun activities and food vendors from 8 to 10 PM. The event is free and all you need to bring is a blanket or chair!

Get full details including parking info here
Employer Survey by Cascadia College
"There's An App for That"
Cascadia College in Bothell is exploring a new "information technology"  bachelors degree in Mobile Platforms (application development).
As such, they would like to hear from local organizations about your current and anticipated hiring needs for this type of work. Cascadia is evaluating the job market for mobile app developers.
If you have five minutes, please consider completing this short survey: 
I-405 Express Toll Lanes Illustrated Videos From WSDOT Toll Division

Need a refresher on how to use the I-405 express toll lanes? It is spelled -and drawn- out for you in these new illustrated videos:
How to Read the Signs and Why Rates Change.

Learn how to read signs, find toll rates, or see how to ride free as a carpool. Curious how the rates are calculated? They'll explain that too.

For more questions, please feel free to contact the WSDOT Toll Division. Their goal is to provide a faster, more reliable trip for drivers on I-405.